Yvonne Lederer Antonucci

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yantonucci@widener.edu

 

Management Information Systems
Business Analytics
Business Process Innovation

SAP University Alliance Coordinator
SAP AG and IDS Scheer AG Center for Business Process Innovation

School of Business

Widener University

Chester, PA 19013

(610) 499-4310

September 11, 2001
in remembrance

Course Notes and Materials:
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      SAP Information, Workflow, ERP,
      BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT (BPM)

      SUMMER 2019

      IS 650-MA-Business Intelligence and Data Visualization

       MIXED MODE-ONLINE
      AND
      ON CAMPUS

      • Syllabus
        • Look for course information on Canvas
      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
      ON CAMPUS AND ONLINE COURSE - 3 Saturdays  - CANVAS SYSTEM
                                                      June 1-July 14
      On Campus Saturday Classes: June 1, 15, 29

                                                    
                                                                   

      FALL 2019
      MIS 290 A
       [ERP/SAP] ERP  Management Information Systems (SAP)

      M,W,F
      1:00-1:50pm - QC102
      • Syllabus
        • Look for course information on Canvas
      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
          Keep Checking the Calendar for this class on Canvas and Stay up with the syllabus  

      NOTE:  this class qualifies toward the SAP Recognition Award
      MIS 430 A
      [ERP/SAP] ERP  Systems and Workflow Management (SAP)

      M,W,F
      11:00-11:50am - QC102

      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
          Keep Checking the Calendar for this class on Campus Cruiser and Stay up with the syllabus  

      NOTE:  this class qualifies toward the SAP Recognition Award

      BPI 600  MA- Business Process Management Fundamentals

      (BPI)

      MIXED MODE-ONLINE
      AND
      ON CAMPUS

      • Syllabus
        • Look for course information on Canvas
      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
      ON CAMPUS AND ONLINE COURSE - 7 WEEKS - CANVAS SYSTEM
                                                       Aug 26-Oct 14

      First On Campus Class: August 26
                                                    
                                                                   
         
      MIS 290
       [ERP/SAP] ERP  Management Information Systems (SAP)
      • Syllabus
        • Look for course information on Canvas
      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
          Keep Checking the Calendar for this class on Canvas and Stay up with the syllabus  

      NOTE:  this class qualifies toward the SAP Recognition Award
      MIS 363
      Object Oriented Design and Development
      (SAP)
        
      • Syllabus
        • Look for course information on Canvas
        • Mendix.com
      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
          Keep Checking the Calendar for this class on Canvas and Stay up with the syllabus  

      NOTE:  this class qualifies toward the SAP Recognition Award

      BPI 601  MA- BPI/ERP/SAP
      this course starts February 6, ends
      May

      (BPI/SAP)

      MIXED MODE-ONLINE
      AND
      ON CAMPUS

      • Syllabus
        • Look for course information on Canvas
      Assignments: [all assignments can be found on the class Canvas site under assignments]
      ON CAMPUS AND ONLINE COURSE - 11 WEEKS - CANVAS SYSTEM
                                                      

                     NOTE:  this class qualifies toward the SAP Recognition Award              
                                                                   
       
      BPI/SAP/ERP COURSES
      MIS 290-  (ERP/SAP) Management Information Systems -  Introduction to MIS.  This course utilizes ERPsim, a real-time simulation game running on SAP where student teams run a business, use data to make informed decisions.
      MIS 363-  (SAP) Object Oriented Design and Development - This course emphasizes the object-oriented aspects of programming, analysis, and design.  Students will learn how to design and develop information systems using an object-oriented/event-driven language.  Topics include object-oriented concepts such as classes. Inheritance, polymorphism, abstraction, hierarchy, modularity, and encapsulation.  The course reinforces object design concepts using an object-oriented programming language.  Students are required to write a number of applications using JAVA programming language and Mendix, a low-code app development platform endorsed by SAP.
      MIS 430-  (ERP/SAP)
      ERP Systems and Workflow Management - Organizations of the 1990's have concentrated on the reengineering and redesign of their business processes in order to sustain their competitive advantage.  In order to survive in the 21st century, organizations have focused on integrating enterprise-wide technology solutions in an attempt to improve their business processes.  The largest of these information technology solutions has been in the area of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Systems.  This course introduces the student to ERP systems and the role of workflow management in enabling those systems.  The student will examine the ERP market then experience an overview of one of these ERPs - SAP.  The student will be introduced to various modules of SAP and receive basic hands-on experience with SAP.  There is an emphasis on analysis and design of business processes in order to improve organizational workflow.  As a result, the student will gain experience with  SAP Business Workflow.  This course will cover both functional and technical issues.
      BPI 601 (formerly IS 601
      (BPI/ERP/SAP)

       Business Process Analysis and Process Automation - This course examines the role of information technologies in supporting business processes. Students are exposed to critical issues affecting the management of business processes enabled by enterprise resources planning (ERP) systems.  Issues include how information technology should and can be integrated into the organization to provide a competitive advantage. There is an emphasis on business process analysis, design and implementation methodologies.  In-depth coverage of process modeling, workflow computing issues, and the managerial role within this technology.  Several process modeling methodologies are introduced and students are given hands-on access to IDS Scheer's ARIS Business Architect for NetWeaver.  Students are also given hands-on assignments utilizing SAP Business Workflow.  Case studies and projects are used extensively in order to strengthen a student's ability to diagnose deficiencies and propose the redesign of core organizational processes.  Students develop a working knowledge of process flow models and model driven architecture.. Offered every Fall

       
         
      BPI 600  
       (BPI)
      Business Process Management: Modeling to Monitoring -  In an effort to become leaner and improve responsiveness to the customer in a volatile economic time, organizations of the 21st century are putting more emphasis on process-centric approaches and are viewing the key to success as lying in Business Process Management (BPM).  BPM involves the practice of improving the efficiency and effectiveness of organizations by focusing on and automating business processes, thereby creating agile processes to consistently achieve competitive advantage.  This course is an introduction and overview of Business Process Management.  The concepts, fundamentals, methods, and organizational impact of business process management are emphasized.  The phases of BPM are examined which include process strategy, process definition, process implementation, and process controlling.  The course will also cover the general methodologies and information technologies utilized in each of these phases for successful BPM initiatives.  Case studies are used to help students gain a fundamental understanding of Business Process Management and the surrounding issues in organizations.
         
      IS 650  
       (SAP/BPI/SAS)
      Business Intelligence and Data Visualization The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough investigation into the emergent practices in business intelligence along with the application of data visualization in advancing organizational knowledge. Information technology has been and will continue to be an important catalyst of innovation in this field. Business Intelligence applications, data visualization applications, knowledge management methods, and web-based technologies that support and transform the field of business intelligence are covered. The process of the discovery, capture, sharing, and application of knowledge and the related organizational learning are emphasized. Students gain experience with business intelligence and data visualization tools that support strategic decisions and designing support systems for knowledge-based decision makers throughout the organization. Because organizations are structuring their activities through globally dispersed teams, taking a process approach, and are even outsourcing selected processes, intra- and inter-organizational collaboration and decision support are also covered in this course. Extensive use of SAP and other technologies are incorporated. Prerequisite: BUS 518 or equivalent or Department consent.
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Yvonne Lederer Antonucci, Ph.D.
Professor, Management (MIS)
School of Business Administration
Widener University

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